2011-09-29 / From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of September 26, 1991


Max Stenger, superintendent of the Mc-

Connellsburg Municipal Water Authority, told the “News” Tuesday that conservation measures instituted last week have helped. “The water storage level is coming back and is at the best level it has been in two weeks,” Stenger said.

Things are changing in the Southern Fulton schools. There’s the high school renovation project, the construction of a new elementary school, a new district superintendent, several new school board members coming this winter. And, a new high school principal. Gary Wenzel, a native of Williamsport, took over as the new high school principal at Southern about one week before school began in August.

Administrators from the Juniata College School District visited McConnellsburg High School last Friday to observe advanced placement classes, which utilize satellite television capabilities. McConnellsburg is the only school among the 12 school districts that make up the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit, that is offering advanced placement classes by satellite.

Marriage licenses: Charles Hudson, Fort Loudon, and Marjorie Palmer, Fort Loudon; Robert Lowery, Artemas, and Tracy Baughman, Everett; William Miller, Fort Littleton, and Anna Buterbaugh, Needmore.

Travis and Sandy (Sigel) Strait of Harrisonville announce the birth of their son, Ryan Levi, on September 16 at Chambersburg hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Strait of Needmore announce the engagement of their daughter, Gerri, to Brian Strait, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer Strait of Warfordsburg.

Deaths: S. Kyle Decker, Harrisonville; Glenn C. Stevens, Mercersburg; Nellie McCue, Warfordsburg; Thelma Ommert, Chambersburg.

Birth at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wink of McConnellsburg on September 14.

Tom and Grace Anderson of McConnellsburg recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on September 12.

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